Yuki Matsuzaki (Letters From Iwo Jima) has booked a role in Columbia and MGM's The Pink Panther 2, according to Variety.

The sequel's cast includes Steve Martin, Alfred Molina and John Cleese. Harald Zwart will direct.

The actors credits include Heroes and The Last Samurai.

In addition, Katie Chonacas (Standing In The Shadow Of Motown) has landed a lead role in Major Movie Star.

The movie, starring Jessica Simpson, is directed by Steve Miner and is filming in Shreveport, La.

Chonacas plays Simpson's best friend and makeup artist.